Category: identity

Is Neurotypicality Real?

Neurotypical: the opposite of Neurodivergent. Neurodivergent: having a neurology that diverges from the norm, for example mental illness, psychiatric disability, intellectual disability, processing differences. With the above definitions in place,
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The Fever Effect

On Tuesday, the National Autistic society reported on the recent episode of The A Word, in which an autistic character is ill and suffering from a fever. The
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Defining Autism

S.R. Salas wrote a brilliant post about the problems of defining the autistic experience by neurotypical standards. Sadly, their blog is down and has been for some time.
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Not “Slacktivism”

There’s a pervasive attitude amongst those who aren’t familiar with disability activism that writing a blog is not real activism. That somehow being restricted in my ability to
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Neuro-culture?

We’ve explored so much, as a network of communities, in the last few years. Neurodivergence and neurodiversity, neuroqueerness, and now we’re beginning to recognise ourselves as a culture
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